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Victorian AusIMM Women on Boards Scholarship

Victorian AusIMM Women on Boards Scholarship

Victorian AusIMM Women on Boards Scholarship

AusIMM are pleased to announce a new scholarship program for 2021. In partnership with the Victorian Government, we continue to support and profile some of the many capable women that are contributing to the resources industry in Victoria.

Research continues to show each year that diverse boards lead to better outcomes for shareholders, consumers, employees and the community. AusIMM wants to help lead and increase this diversity in the resources industry.

Three successful scholarship applicants will go on to complete a program that will build their knowledge and capability in organisational governance, decision making and director duties. Scholarship winners will have the opportunity to prepare for board appointments in the industry and more broadly.

Apply now using the form below.

Scholarship inclusions

  • The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Company Directors Course Online
  • AICD Membership for 2022
  • AusIMM Membership for 2022
  • Invitation to participate in AusIMM International Women’s Day 2022
  • Profiling on the AusIMM Bulletin website and digital e-newsletter, featuring high-quality industry stories and latest news
  • Profiling with opportunities to present at AusIMM conferences or events across Australasia
  • This is a $8,250 inclusive scholarship

Program dates and obligations

Successful applicants must be able to attend and adhere to the following course dates:
  • Friday 30 July, 2021: Applications close
  • September 2021: Mandatory pre-reading for Company Director's Course (2 weeks)
  • Monday 20 September - Monday 1 November 2021: The Company Directors Course Online course (focused learning via a virtual classroom one full day each Monday)
  • January 2022: Company Directors Course assessment completion

 

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Who should apply?

This scholarship is bestowed to 3 women to help kickstart the successful candidates into the next phase of their careers, providing them with the chance to represent the resources industry at a decision-making level.

AusIMM is committed to improving diversity in the industry and fostering an inclusive culture. Diverse applicants including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship winners must complete and pass the AICD Company Director’s Course Online or AusIMM may request scholarship funds to be returned.

Apply now using the form below.
  • Formally reside or work most of the year in Victoria
    Have 10 or more years in the resources industry
  • Work at a senior management level with direct reports
  • Women with strong technical experience strongly encouraged to apply 
  • Delivered via a blended learning approach (comprising both online and offline study), it is best suited to participants who are comfortable with online learning
  • Two weeks of pre-reading to familiarise yourself with the course materials.
    Over five weeks, focused learning via a virtual classroom (one full day each Monday).
  • Hard and soft copy course notes, supporting videos, eLearning modules and live tutorial sessions through the AICD’s online learning platform.
  • Online discussion forums that allow you to connect and discuss the course content with fellow participants.
  • A three-month assessment period where you will be supported by a dedicated Learning Support Executive as you navigate the assessment tasks.
  • Have a proven track record in the mining industry
    Have the strong desire and readiness to move towards Board level participation in the industry
  • Seek to display a larger leadership role with a commitment to be an AusIMM role model for increased diversity in the industry
  • This scholarship is bestowed to 3 women to help kickstart the successful candidates into the next phase of their careers, providing them with the chance to represent the resources industry and the AusIMM at a decision-making level.

Application Form

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